Top 20 War Hero celebrities in England
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 War Hero celebrities [Updated June 30, 2022].
Isaac Brock was born
on October 6, 1769
He held the position of Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada.
Net Worth 2020: $6 Million
Nicholas Winton was born
on May 19, 1909
He was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his work establishing Abbeyfield homes for the elderly in 1983.
Nathaniel Bacon was born
on January 2, 1647
Historians surmise that Bacon may have carried out his now-famous rebellion as the result of a personal grudge against Governor William Berkeley, rather than as a legitimate response to Native Americans' violence against English settlers.
George Arthur Knowland was born
on August 16, 1922
He died while protecting his troop by placing himself out in the open to have a better chance of shooting enemy forces.
John Andre was born
on May 2, 1750
in London, England.
Remembered for his association with American Revolutionary War traitor Benedict Arnold, this British Army soldier was put to death by America's Continental Army for his acts of espionage.
A speaker of four languages and a singer, painter, and light verse writer, John Andre charmed many of his American contemporaries. United States Founding Father Alexander Hamilton
, in fact, bemoaned Andre's execution.
Jack Churchill was born
on September 16, 1906
He played a small role in the 1924 film The Thief of Bagdad.
Edmund Allenby was born
on April 23, 1861
in Nottinghamshire, England.
From 1919 until 1925, he held the office of High Commissioner for Egypt and the Sudan.
Edith Cavell was born
on December 4, 1865
Before devoting her life to the nursing profession, she worked as a governess in Brussels, Belgium.
Douglas Haig was born
on June 19, 1861
He was a celebrated war hero until the 1960s when people began criticizing his tactics, based on the 2 million British casualties accumulated under his command.
Claude Choules was born
on March 3, 1901
At the time of his death at age 110, he was the oldest man in Australia.
Sidney Godley was born
on August 14, 1889
His medals were sold for £276,000 at an action in July 2012.
William Halford was born
on August 18, 1841
At the end of his life, he came out of retirement to assist the Navy during World War I.
William Howe was born
on August 10, 1729
He was a key player in the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill.
William de la Pole was born
on October 16, 0
His nickname, "Jacknapes," became a shorthand way of calling someone brash.
TE Lawrence was born
on August 16, 1888
In 1921, he served as an advisor to Winston Churchill
. He was a prolific writer, and wrote several novels about his experiences.
Richard Lambert was born
on September 23, 1944
He was knighted in 2011 and so adopted the title of Sir.
Nick Parker was born
on October 13, 1954
He was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in 2009 as a lieutenant general. He had previously been honored in 2001 as Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the brigadier rank.
James Wolfe was born
on January 2, 1727
He was instrumental in securing Great Britain's victory in the Seven Years War.
Horatio Gates was born
on July 26, 1727
He was rumored to be involved in the Newburgh conspiracy in the Continental Army, but his involvement was never proven.
Harry Daniels was born
on December 13, 1884
He braved enemy fire to cut through barbed wire that marked a German stronghold.